As a stone connected to the root chakra, obsidian helps you become more grounded and secured both physically and emotionally.
It is also a highly protective stone that gets rid of negative energies and unwanted thoughts.
Moreover, obsidian works best in dissolving emotional blockages and past traumas. This stone helps you recover from shadow traits such as addiction and other excessive behaviors.
Physically, obsidian aids in healing issues related to the gallbladder, the colon, and the digestive system. It also eases symptoms of arthritis and constipation while detoxifying the body.